Latin Phrases and Quotes

  1. Pignus conventum - Convention garments (Legal term - Mortgage)
  2. Piscator Minorita - Minorite Fisherman (Pope Sixtus IV (1471-1484) motto, according to Saint Malachy prophecies)
  3. Piscator Tuscus - The Tuscan Fisherman (Pope John XXI (1276-1277) motto, according to Saint Malachy prophecies)
  4. Placet - Welcomed approva
  5. Plaudite cives - Clap citizens
  6. Plenitudo potestatis - Supreme power, sovereign (Legal term - Also plena potestas and suprema potestas)
  7. Plenus venter facile de ieiuniis disputat - Full belly easily discusses fasting.
  8. Pluralia tantum - Word that only has plural form
  9. Pluralitas non est ponenda sine neccesitate - Plurality should not be run without need. (William of Ockham Franciscan monk and philosopher 1285-1349 AD - equivalent to "multiplicanda entia non sunt sine necessitate")
  10. Plus aequo - More than just
  11. Plus minusve - More or less (Legal term)
  12. Plus petitio - Additional amount than requested (Legal term)
  13. Plus potest qui plus valet - Who can do more is stronger (Motto of Valentines)
  14. Plus ratio quam vis - Reason can do more than force.
  15. Plus ultra - Beyond (Motto of Spain)
  16. Poenitentia Gloriosa - Glorious Penitence (Pope Alexander VIII (1689-1691) motto, according to Saint Malachy prophecies)
  17. Poeta nascitur, non fit - The poet is born, is not mad
  18. Pontifex Maximus - Supreme Pontiff (abbreviated as P.m )
  19. Popule meus, quid feci tibi? - My people, what have you done?
  20. Populorum progressio - The development of the people (Encyclical written by Pope Paul VI)
  21. Populus me sibilat at mihi plaudo Ipse domi simul ac nummos contemplar in arca - People hiss at me, but I applaude myself in my own house, and at the same time contemplate the money in my chest (Horace - Satire - on greed)
  22. Porro unum est necessarium - Only one thing is necessary (Latin Vulgate Bible - Said by Jesus Christ)
  23. Posse Comitatus - Force of the County (Legal Term - Common Law)
  24. Possunt quia posse videntur - They can, because they think they can (Virgil)
  25. Post caritas Pestum - After charity plague
  26. Post coitum tristitia - After intercourse sadness
  27. Post Data - After the date (Compare with Post Scriptum - Used in correspondence when a comment is added on a different day - abbreviated as PD)
  28. Post festum - After the party (too late)
  29. Post festum, pestum - After the holiday, plague.
  30. Post hoc, ergo propter hoc - After this, therefore as consequence of (Philosophical term used in logic - indicates a fallacy in reasoning, the preceding events could be irrelevant to the supposed effect)
  31. Post imbren nescitur herba; post postrivium, verba - After the rain the grass grows, after the wine, the words.
  32. Post Meridiem - Past Meridian (Afternoon after 12:00 - abbreviated as PM)
  33. Post mortem - After the death (Autopsy)
  34. Post mortem nihil est - After death there’s nothing
  35. Post mortem nihil, ipsaque mors nihil - After the death nothing, death itself is nothing (Seneca)
  36. Post Nubila Phoebus - After darkness theres light (Motto of the University of Zulia in Venezuela)
  37. Post partum - After delivery
  38. Post pisces nux sit, post carnes caseus adsit - After fish, nuts; After the of meat, cheese (Medical advise to separate these foods)
  39. Post Scriptum - Written after (Compare with Post Data - Used in correspondence when a comment is added later on the same day - abbreviated as PS)
  40. Post tenebras lux - The light after darkness
  41. Post tenebras spero lucem - I hope there’s light after darkness (Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra - Motto of Don Quixote of the Mancha. In his shield next to a falcon and a lion)
  42. Postmoerium - After the wall (hence "pomerium or pomoerium", which was the border of the holy city of Rome)
  43. Potes currere sed te occulere non potes - You can run, but not hide
  44. Potestas omnium rerum - Extraordinary powers (Legal term)
  45. Potius mori quam foedari - Die before tarnishing the honor
  46. Prae manibus - The scope of the hand (at hand)
  47. Praeceptores suos adulescens veneratur et suspicit - The young man respected and admired his teachers
  48. Praeclarius est id virtutem assequi - Much more is to achieve this excellent virtue (Motto of the family Bruguera)
  49. Praecursor Siciliae - A Fore-Runner from Sicily (Pope Innocent VIII (1484-1492) motto, according to Saint Malachy prophecies)
  50. Praefectus annonae - Prefect of supplies to the city.
  51. Praefectus praetorio - Prefect of the Praetorian
  52. Praefectus urbi - Rome Prefect.
  53. Praefectus vigilium - Prefect of vigilance (police and fire).)
  54. Praeferre patriam liberis parentes decet - Should prefer freedom more than parents
  55. Praerogativa - Prerogative (Privilege)
  56. Praescriptio longi temporis - Possession by prescriptive right (Legal term)
  57. Praesente cadavere - With this corpse present (Legal term)
  58. Praeterea censeo Carthaginem esse delendam - Furthermore, I remain of the view that we should destroy Carthage (Marco Porcia Cato, Political and General Roman Censor 234-149 BC - He said this phrase after of all his speaches)
  59. Praetor a suis volebat amari - The magistrate wanted to be loved by his family
  60. Praetor urbanus - Urban magistrate.
  61. Praetus peregrinus - Peregrine praetor (Legal term - Manager of the administration of justice among people of various nationalities)
  62. Preparemus nos pro fine temporis: Ars longa sed tempus breve - Let's prepare for the end of times: Art lives long, but time is short ( Thank you: Dr Globalist Lawyer Riviere J. Goel )
  63. Pretium Confessus - Price of confesion
  64. Pretium Doloris - Price of pain
  65. Pretium iustum mathematicum licet soli Deo notum - The price depends on many circumstances that only God knows
  66. Pretium Vilis - Low price
  67. Prima cratera ad sitim pertinet, secunda ad hilaritatem, tertia ad voluptatem, quarta ad insaniam - The first cup is for the thirst, the second for the joy, the third for pleasure, the fourth to the madness
  68. Prima Facie - At first sight
  69. Prima luce - First light (at dawn)
  70. Prima non datur et ultima dispensatur - The first is not given and last is forgiven
  71. Primo mihi - First for me.
  72. Primo occupandi - To the first occupant
  73. Primo sic - In first place, like this.
  74. Primum non nocere - First, do no harm
  75. Primum non nocere - The first thing is to do no harm (Medical term is applied when you have to take a decision on a patient, so that the benefit is greater than the damage it can do)

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